Who is Mary when she’s not running the practices?
Outside of work Mary enjoys long walks with her Cavoodle named Jelly, yoga and anything gymnastics! When she’s not with her dog or doing handstands, she enjoys time with her husband Paul and daughter Tayah. Mary also has three cats and is a proud ‘crazy cat lady’.
Mary started her career as a Veterinary Nurse 27 years ago but quickly progressed to Management. She holds a Cert IV in Frontline Management, has written and published two books on Puppy & Kitten Health and Behaviour (selling over 100,000 copies in Australia) and is also the founder of Veterinary Branding – a veterinary Marketing and Graphic Design business. Mary is also proud to have won two very prestigious awards – Telstra Business Award (Best Emerging Business in QLD) and Westpac Business Award (Best New Business).
Mary is passionate about providing exceptional care to not only patients, but clients too. As a huge animal lover, she understands how stressful it can be to have unwell pets and constantly strives to improve the way we communicate veterinary care to clients. She is equally focused on client care as she is with patient care! Mary is very passionate about the Veterinary Industry and often participates in discussions on how we can improve the industry.
Who is Nicole when she’s not being a vet?
Outside of work Nicole enjoys anything outdoors, so you’ll find her most weekends out on her boat or relaxing at the beach. She is also a big AFL fan and has an obsession with old cats! She collects every old cat needing a new home! Nicole also loves family time and being with her son James.
In 2004, Nicole graduated from the university of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in microbiology.
In 2009, she graduated from the University of Queensland again, with a bachelor of Veterinary Science.
Nicole has a special interest and passion for feline medicine (she loves everything cat!). She’s a magnificent GP vet, dedicating her time equally between medicine and surgery. Due to her additional degree majoring in biology, she is often called upon for her opinion with ear and skin cases.
Who is Caitlin when she’s not being a vet?
In her spare time Caitlin loves getting out on the water to stand up paddle board. She is also currently learning to play the ukulele!
Caitlin graduated from James Cook University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science.
Caitlin is passionate about all aspects veterinary care however she is particularly interested in emergency and internal medicine.
Who is Robyn when she’s not being a vet nurse?
When Robyn’s not working she’s driving her daughter to and from dance classes and performances (Dance Mom!). She enjoys spending time with her family including Roxy the Labradoodle, Jasper the Maltese X Shih Tzu & Jiminy Cricket the cat. To relax she enjoys getting lost in a good book or movie or binge watching shows on Netflix!
Robyn has a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing & has been nursing for over 20yrs. Yikes!
Robyn enjoys all aspects of working in a veterinary clinic from reception to surgical nursing but has a soft spot for looking after the cats who are staying in the luxury boarding facility.
Who is Ivy when she’s not being a vet nurse?
Outside of work Irina loves being outdoors spending quality time with her husband and son. When she gets time to herself, Irina enjoys a good book, pilates and occasionally spending time tempera painting.
Irina has a Bachelor of Veterinary Science which she aquired at The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
Irina has a special interest in surgical nursing and anesthetic management.
Who is ivy when she is not being a vet nurse?
Ivy is a animal lover and spends her spare time at the beach with her two furbabies, Jeffrey the Jack Russel and Arthur the Yorkshire Terrier. To relax, Ivy enjoys listening to country music and working with cows – raring and caring for calves who have been rejected from their mothers.
Ivy has a certificate III in Animal studies and is in the final stages of completing her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. Ivy has completed the Hills Puppy Preschool qualifications and will be nearing completion of the Hills Veterinary Nutritional Advocate Course.
Ivy has a huge passion for surgery and hospitalised patients. She loves seeing the progression and recovery of our hospital patients post surgery.